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  1. Grants

    Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 9,182 at the 2010 Census. It is the county seat of Cibola County. Grants began as a railroad camp in the 1880s, when three Canadian brothers – Angus A. Grant, John R. Grant, and Lewis A. Grant – were awarded a contract to build a section of the new Atlantic and Pacific Railroad through the region. The Grant brothers' camp was first called Grants Camp, then Grants Station, and finally Grants. The new city enveloped the existing colonial New Mexican settlement of Los Alamitos and grew along the tracks of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The town prospered as a result of railroad logging in the nearby Zuni Mountains, and it served as a section point for the Atlantic and Pacific, which became part of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad empire. The Zuni Mountain Railroad short line had a roundhouse in town and housed workers in a small community named Breecetown. Timber from the Zuni Mountains was shipped to Albuquerque where a large sawmill converted the timber to wood products that were sold around the west. After the decline of logging in the 1930s, Grants gained fame as the "carrot capital" of the United States. Agriculture was aided by the creation of Bluewater Reservoir, and the region's volcanic soils provided ideal conditions for farming. Grants also benefited from its location on U.S. Route 66, which brought tourists and travelers and the businesses that catered to them.

Editors Contribution

  1. grantsverb

    Verb form of the word grant.

    The government grants system is efficient, structured and easy to access.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 23, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4715

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'grants' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4141

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grants in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grants in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of grants in a Sentence

  1. Alexander Pope:

    But thousands die without or this or that, die, and endow a college, or a cat: To some, indeed, Heaven grants the happier fate, Tenrich a bastard, or a son they hate.

  2. Alliance Defending Freedom:

    The Biden administration is wrong to remove religious exemptions to its unlawful grants rule, this leaves Holston Home and other faith-based nonprofits with an untenable choice to violate their religious beliefs or lose critical grants necessary to their operations, which benefit everyone, including the government.

  3. An HHS spokesperson:

    The Harm Reduction Grant offered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and authorized by the American Rescue Plan is a grant program designed to help Americans who are struggling with substance use stay healthy and safe, prevent overdose death, and find pathways into evidence-based treatments, like all programs that use federal funding, these grants must adhere to relevant federal, state and local laws or regulations.

  4. Noubar Afeyan:

    It was based on our looking at the data and concluding that we needed to have our own resources going into develop this vaccine and not simply wait for government grants.

  5. Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev:

    Those receiving grants from certain countries seek chaos and confusion in our country, but we want stability.

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